Patrol info for U-506
Date lookup for 15 Sep 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|28 Jul 1942||Lorient||7 Nov 1942||Lorient||103 days|
Kptlt. Erich Würdemann
Oblt. Friedrich Wittenberg
Oblt. Fritz Schneewind
U-506's position on 15 Sep 1942
Ships hit by U-506 on this date
General Events during this patrol
15 Sep 1942. U-506 (together with U-156 and U-507 and the Italian submarine Cappellini) took part in the rescue operations after the sinking of Laconia in September 1942 off Africa. About 1,500 men were saved by these boats and by French ships from Dakar (which arrived on 16 Sept, four days after the sinking).
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Attacks on U-506 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.